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Anyone who argues that automobiles are lagging behind when it comes to technology will be blown away by these two cars from QNX, which are on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that it will be releasing new voluntary guidelines for smartphone integration with vehicles next year.
It didn’t take long for the Google Glass augmented reality device to be banned for use by drivers in the U.K., but it seems Nissan is still interested in offering something similar geared toward drivers.
Google Glass has been rules an official no-no for drivers in the U.K. before becoming commercially available.
The J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) is an annual report that’s closely followed by both automakers and consumers. It measures problems reported by vehicle buyers during the first 90 days of ownership. The research firm released its 2013 findings today at an Automotive Press Association luncheon in Detroit and the report was full of surprises.
MyFord Touch and Sync are helping to drive higher customer satisfaction rates, the automaker said today.
We live in a digital world. For many new-car shoppers megabytes and gigahertz are just as important as horsepower and fuel economy. To members of the younger demographic chips are made of silicon, not potatoes, and ram has nothing to do with trucks. But what about the rest of us? To help customers understand the high-tech features of their cars, every Lexus dealer is staffed with dedicated experts that are at the ready to answer any questions a buyer may have about their vehicle.
Though Qoros won’t be heading to America anytime soon, the Chinese automaker is working on an infotainment system built on the Windows Azure cloud platform.
Microsoft wants to further increase its involvement in the automotive industry, vastly increasing its role with automakers.
Automakers may talk a big game about preventing distracted driving and improving safety, but at the same time they continue to provide distracting infotainment systems.
A new platform for in-car entertainment is ready to hit the market, based on the latest software from Research in Motion (RIM) subsidiary, QNX.
With how advanced technology has come in just the last few years, consumers are paying more attention to safety features than what a vehicle’s infotainment system has to offer.